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“In the immediate aftermath of the horrific Charlottesville march and neo-Nazi melee, the mainstream media turned mainly to male historians for comment – just as they always have…. “But then a funny thing happened…. A bevy of women historians submitted op-eds….The [Washington] Post alone featured seven on its new history page, Made by History….  [Another]  ran on the […]

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Eaton Brooks, the UNC sophomore whose drunken chandelier-swinging at a 1964 Hamptons house party  earned him a trip to court and attention in the national press, has been a longtime occupant of my  “Whatever happened to…” list. This 1980 profile in Charlottesville’s Albemarle magazine answers that question in rich detail, at least up to his […]

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